bacteroid


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bacteroid

[′bak·tə‚rȯid]
(microbiology)
A bacterial form of irregular shape, frequently associated with special conditions.
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Bacteroidetes include Bacteroids and Prevotella species.
Cultures from the wounds commonly show polymicrobial infections by aerobes and anaerobes, which include coliforms, klebsiella, streptococci, staphylococci, clostridia, bacteroids, and corynbacteria.
In addition to N, molybdenum (Mo) also has a large effect on BNF because the main functions of Mo in the plant are related to N metabolism, specifically the nitrogenase enzyme system present in the bacteroids in nodules and the nitrate reductase enzyme system that is essential for plant N assimilation (Dechen & Nachtigall, 2007).
The principal organism seen in normal appendix, in acute appendicitis, and in perforated appendicitis are Escherichia Coli and Bacteroids fragilis.
Short term effect of ammonium chloride on nitrogen fixation by Azotobactervinelandiiand and by bacteroids of Rhizobium leguminosarum.
Cultures from the wounds in FG show polymicrobial infection by aerobes and anaerobes, including coliforms, Klebsiella, streptococci, staphylococci, clostridia, bacteroids, and corynebacteria.